By Christopher W. Morris

Amartya Sen was once provided the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics in 1998 'for his contributions in welfare economics'. even if his fundamental educational appointments were in general in economics, Sen is additionally a tremendous and influential social theorist and thinker. His paintings on social selection idea is seminal, and his writings on poverty, famine, and improvement, besides his contributions to ethical and political philosophy, are vital and influential. Sen's perspectives in regards to the nature and primacy of liberty additionally make him an immense modern liberal philosopher. This quantity of essays on features of Sen's paintings is aimed toward a extensive viewers of readers attracted to social idea, political philosophy, ethics, public coverage, welfare economics, the speculation of rational selection, poverty, and improvement. Written via a staff of famous specialists, each one bankruptcy offers an outline of Sen's paintings in a specific sector and a serious review of his contributions to the field.

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